Rumor Has Itů (2005, USA) C-96m. *** D: Rob Reiner. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald, Steve Sandvoss, Mena Suvari. Aniston is a thirty-ish woman, whose life is at a crossroads. She is about to attend her sister's wedding with her fiancé Ruffalo, when she realizes that her own family might just be the inspiration for THE GRADUATE! She begins to investigate and seeks out her dead mother's lover Costner (played by Dustin Hoffman in the movie). Starts rather mediocre, but develops a fine sense of humor, with funny complications and MacLaine a stand-out as Aniston's grandmother. Written by Ted Griffin (BEST LAID PLANS, MATCHSTICK MEN). George Clooney and Steven Soderbergh were among the producers.

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